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Case Law 13/00912 (04/04/2014)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (The Netherlands) - Hoge Raad

Date: 04/04/2014

Subject: The Hoge Raad, applying the jurisprudence of the Court of Strasbourg, established that the State is not obliged to receive three witnesses detained in the penitentiary centre of the International Criminal Court, pending the claim for asylum in the Netherlands

Parties: Appellants 1, 2 and 3 (all detainees in the Detention Centre of the International Criminal Court, Scheveningen, municipality of The Hague) v. the State of Netherlands (Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Security and Justice)

Original language: Dutch

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 6 Personal liberty - Art. 18 Right to asylum - Justice - Art. 47 Right to an effective remedy before a tribunal

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